Android security settings in ICS and Jelly Bean

July 9, 2012

For those of you that have an Android device running Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) or Jelly Bean (JB), it may come as a surprise that you can actually manage quite a bit of your device/app security and privacy from within “Settings”. Here are some simple steps I think you should know about your Android device. The following steps are applicable to Ice Cream Sandwich and the latest Android OS and JellyBean only and can be found in “Settings”.

  • The Ice Cream Sandwich “Settings” menu can be found either on the pull down notification bar – you will then need to click the ‘sprocket’ icon or from the virtual button which is to the left of the ‘Home’ button.

  • The Jelly Bean “Settings” menu icon can be found on the pull down notification bar to the right of the time, day/date.

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